http://www.valleytimetrade.org
PO Box 523 Northampton MA 01061-0523

Phone (413) 585-0373

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Valley Time Trade Member Site!

Members please sign in above to see
offers, requests and messages!

Helpful information:
Your username for login is your email address.
Can't login? click here to reset your password.

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There is also context-specific help on every page once you log in!
(just click Help in the menu bar)

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Get the newly updated mobile Time Banking APP
, recreated with help from hOurworld, Penn State U and PARC. We’ve put your feedback into play!  •Fast Results •Easy Browsing •Easy Contact •Simple Actions

*** Download for Android *** Download for iPhone


More to come: The app will be getting even better. No worries. It auto updates on startup!

hOurworld Mobile Time Banking We believe in Open Innovation! We implement the best ideas of our members and coordinators. This broad based co-production model of networking and development affords us all the best tools for sustaining our local communities!


We believe in removing ALL the barriers to time banking that we can. Access to the hOurworld platform is FREE. It is easy for new members to join and learn, and easy for coordinators to manage and report on their members and activity.

We believe in supporting local diversity while maintaining a central cooperative organization to provide accessible support, training, and communications. We are documenting and teaching these models.

We believe that every member have control over their own privacy and content. We operate on private secure servers and HIPPA compliant data centers where all information is encrypted before going out on the internet.

We believe that time banking is one spoke in a wheel of Movements Moving Together. We foster local community organizations drawing together to create powerful local economies as they integrate CSA, Food Co-op, Buy Local, Transition Town, BALLE, CAP and others. The opportunities are endless!

All the Best from hOurworld

 

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VTT Members-Have you been to Orientation?

If you haven't--
Please join us at a
Valley Time Trade orientation so you can get started. 

We look forward to exchanging with you!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m., NORTHAMPTON, Forbes Library, 20 West St., Watson Room
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 7:00 p.m., NORTHAMPTON, Forbes Library, 20 West St., Watson Room
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m., AMHERST, Pioneer Valley Cohousing, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Common House
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m., NORTHAMPTON, Forbes Library, 20 West St., Watson Room
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m., NORTHAMPTON, Forbes Library, 20 West St., Watson Room
 
Attendance at an orientation is required for membership and participation in Valley Time Trade.
You will learn about the philosophy and history of the timebanking movement, how our timebank is organized, use of the software to post offers and requests, and how to get started as a new member. It’s a chance to get all of your questions answered!

Please bring a laptop if you have one.
Questions should be addressed to membership AT valleytimetrade.org

RSVP is not necessary but please arrive on time. Plan to spend between an hour and an hour and a half.

(Please note: If you do not attend an orientation within 6 months of applying online your application will be deleted. You will need to re-apply to join at a future date.)